Lemongrass Chicken Rice Noodle Bowls: Bun Ga Nuong

Lemongrass Chicken Rice Noodle Bowls: Bun Ga Nuong recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for Vietnamese style rice noodle bowls – bun ga nuong – with vermicelli rice noodles, a fragrant lemongrass chicken, plenty of fresh vegetables and herbs, and a lime-based chile-spiked sauce for the top. There’s a shopping list scrawled in the corner of our monthly calendar. The items are revolving, updated frequently, or left […]

Creamy Tarragon Chicken Gnocchi Soup

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A recipe for a creamy and comforting chicken soup with fresh tarragon and soft gnocchi pillows. We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be. – Kurt Vonnegut, Mother Night The snow outside keeps falling in intervals, the sun peeking out in between the fits and […]

Vanilla Chocolate Cake {Bábovka}

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A recipe for a quick and easy Czech-style vanilla-chocolate cake made in a kugelhopf or Bundt shape called bábovka.This post is in partnership with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. Thoughts, words, opinions, and recipe are my own. I’d mentioned the cake briefly, as an aside to dinner plans, homework, and whether or not we could fit in a […]

Watermelon Radish and Arugula Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

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This springtime salad recipe is made up of thin slices of bright pink watermelon radishes, marinated in blood orange vinaigrette and tossed with fresh arugula , cilantro, avocado, and a sprinkling of salty feta. I stepped lightly through the spongy grass, picking up each foot carefully and placing it gingerly, testing how the earth will […]

Blueberry Almond Buckwheat Granola

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A recipe for toasted buckwheat granola with dried wild blueberries, toasted almonds, popped amaranth with plenty of vanilla bean and cardamom, brought together with maple syrup. Large flakes are falling, turning the brown into a pristine white yet again. This morning the kids ran around the neighborhood to check the tap lines in the sugar […]

A Visit to an Organic Dairy Farm with the Kids

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We visited an organic farm last summer, and the experience has made a lasting impact. This post is part of a partnership with Milk Life and the National Milk Producers Education Program. Last summer the kids and I piled into the car one morning and drove south through fields of farmland until we stopped at […]

Homemade Greek Yogurt

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Learn how to make thick homemade Greek yogurt with nothing but milk and two tablespoons of plain yogurt. A few years ago we started getting milk delivered to our front door. A small white truck would pull up to our house and leave a blue milk crate full of clinking glass bottles on the steps. […]